Associations to the word «Dinosaur»
DINOSAUR, noun. Any of the animals belonging to the clade Dinosauria, especially those that existed during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and are now extinct [from c. 1840]
DINOSAUR, noun. (proscribed) Any extinct reptile, not necessarily belonging to Dinosauria, that existed between about 230 million and 65 million years ago
DINOSAUR, noun. (figuratively) (colloquial) A person or organisation that is very old, has very old-fashioned views, or is not willing to change and adapt
DINOSAUR, noun. (figuratively) (colloquial) Anything no longer in common use or practice
DINOSAUR JUICE, noun. (slang) (humorous) Petroleum.
DINOSAUR PLANT, noun. Anastatica, a plant native to deserts of North Africa.
DINOSAUR PLANT, noun. Pallenis hierochuntica, a sunflower native to the Mediterranean.
DINOSAUR PLANT, noun. Selaginella lepidophylla, a plant native to North America.
DINOSAUR, noun. Any of numerous extinct terrestrial reptiles of the Mesozoic era.
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